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Atmosphere

1. (Science: ecology) The mixture of gases surrounding the earth and other planets.

2. (Science: physics) a unit of pressure which equals 101.325 kPa.


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Are Evergreens better for reducing carbon?

Obviously plants are carbon sinks, but unless the carbon that they remove form the atmosphere is locked up indefinitely in their tissue, it will find its way back into the atmosphere through respiration. Leaves are generally poor long term sinks of carbon as they ...

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by BasicBiology
Mon Aug 18, 2014 10:47 am
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Are Evergreens better for reducing carbon?
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Re: Transpiration and Photosynthesis.

... to consider the light and dark reaction. A plant it active during the day and photosynthsise and in the process release excess H2O contents to the atmosphere (transpiration). So the phenomenom are complimentary.

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by perfection
Mon Apr 07, 2014 7:55 am
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Transpiration and Photosynthesis.
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biology

which process removes carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere? a) combustion b) decomposition c) photosynthesis d) respiration

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by geanna
Mon Mar 24, 2014 11:02 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: biology
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Would an asteroid simply just pass through Jupiter

Whilst Jupiter is made of gas it is not a cloud as we think of them! It's atmosphere is mostly hydrogen, but there is such pressure exerted on it that as you descend towards the core it will form a liquid, and eventually even a metallic substance! The Galileo ...

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by Babybel56
Fri Feb 28, 2014 8:38 am
 
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Topic: Would an asteroid simply just pass through Jupiter
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Would an asteroid simply just pass through Jupiter

Jupiter's atmosphere is made up of a lot of hydrogen, but because it's so massive the pressure exerted on this hydrogen will make it turn into a liquid, and eventually even a metallic layer towards the core. The Galileo spacecraft ...

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by Babybel56
Fri Feb 28, 2014 8:35 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Would an asteroid simply just pass through Jupiter
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